Performance Reviews in Journals, Magazines, and Newspapers
Performing Arts Periodicals DatabaseScholarly and popular performing arts journals and magazines, conference papers, covering the arts and entertainment industry, dance, film, television, drama, theater, musical theater, storytelling, opera, puppetry, magic and more; includes interviews, discographies, and reviews.
in a keyword search box at the top, enter the name of the show (e.g. "Sweeney Todd")
Under Document type, click "Performance Review," "Performance Review-Favorable," "Performance Review-Mixed," or "Performance Review-Unfavorable." If relevant, use document type of "Theater review," "Dance review," "Music review," "Opera review," or "Recording review."
v. 56 (1995)-v.57 (1996)
(Formerly New York Theatre Critics' Reviews.)
Reproduces the full text of original reviews in the press and other media. Last issue of each year contains annual indexes
New York Times Theater Reviews
Full text of reviews of theater productions as they appeared in the New York Times, arranged chronologically. 1870/1885-1912/1919 shelved at Oversize PN1581 .N38 1920-1970 shelved at Oversize PN1581 .N4 1971-1988 request from storage; also available online